Background This document provides answers to commonly asked questions about non-serial electronic resources and attempts to help members think through the local conditions that influence decisions on which zone or combination of zones to use for managing nonserial electronic resources. Related Document: Non-serial E-Resources in Alma: Best Practices for Local Collections FAQ created by SCTS […]
Using Record Templates in the Alma Metadata Editor
These instructions show how to create, edit, and use templates in the Alma Metadata Editor.
Linking IZ Bib Records to the Network Zone
These instructions show two methods of linking IZ bib records to the Network Zone.
Alma and Primo Sandbox Inventory
This page lists the Alma and Primo sandboxes currently available to the Alliance.
Policy: Working in Alma and the Network Zone
This policy sets out the overarching principles regarding working in the Network Zone that Alliance members must understand.
Policy: Suppression of Records in Alma
This policy specifies how records in the Network Zone (NZ) should be suppressed in different situations.
Best Practice: Sharing Import Profiles to the Community Zone
Following shared naming conventions will allow Alliance libraries to easily identity other Alliance import profiles shared with the Alma community.
Policy: Retaining and Deleting MARC Fields in OCLC Records
Catalogers must retain all MARC fields in OCLC records when exporting from Connexion with the exception of the 029 field, which must be deleted.
Policy: Overlaying Brief Bibs in the Network Zone
This policy addresses when to overlay brief bibs contributed by other Alliance libraries.
Procedures: Overlay in Alma
Procedures for overlaying a bibliographic record in the IZ and/or NZ.